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is jim lehrer of pbs. the debate is structured into a series of 15 minute questions, many focusing on the economy. the economy gets the first half of the debate, with questions 1, two, and 3. then they move on to the topic of health care, which has major economic impact, the role of government in our society, and the final segment will be on the governing cells of the candidates. jim lehrer can assign the final questions. there was a coin toss to decide who would take the first question. president obama has won that and will take the first question. we would like to involve you in the process and talk about this important debate, what you will be looking for from candidates, whether or not you have already made your decision. most particularly, if you had a chance to ask a question on this domestic policy debate, what would you most want to know from these two men? let's introduce you to our first guest. from inside the debate are -- the senior political reporter for yahoo news, who has been on the campaign trail with governor romney. >let me start with a pc filed recently, is sens
obama and mitt romney, they are aggressively kourting them. jim acosta is traveling with a governor romney and he has a lot going on right now, jim? >> that's right, wolf. and mitt romney is out to make the case that the best defense is a better economy. >> in battle ground virginia both president obama and mitt romney pulled out the heavy artillery. romney slammed the president for the defense cuts coming at the end of the year. >> it is still a troubled and dangerous world and the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion over this decade is unthinkable. and devastating. and when i become president of the united states, we will stop it. i will not cut our commitment to our military. >> the president once again blasted romney's hidden camera comments on the 47% of americans he dubbed victims of government dependence. >> i don't think we can get very far with heed lookers who write-off half the nation as a bunch of victims who never take responsibility for their own lives. >> 47% people of the people -- >> the obama campaign turned romney's remarks into a devastating new
playbook," executive executor jim vandehei. of course, willie, we've got a lot to talk about. let's start really quickly with the refs! >> they're back. >> we've got some breaking news. i've got to tell you, little kay, she's very excited because she's 9 years old. she plays in the soccer league. and the parents have had to ref over the past couple weeks because those guys have gone off to the nfl, but it's taken care of now. >> that's great news. >> drilled down deep. >> a few hours ago, the nfl and referees union announced they have reached a tentative agreement that will end the lockout and bring the original -- the regular officiating crews back to the field. and it starts tonight. quick turnaround. the ravens host the browns in a thursday night game. the deal good through the 2019 season features an increase in average salary for officials. they'll go up to $205,000 a year by 2019. all kinds of things inside this deal. bottom line, joe, the nfl realized it couldn't do this for another week after that debacle on monday night. the packers had a precious win taken away from them in the
to the victim's family who say they're unhappy with the charge for the driver. >> reporter: jim, he was a retired school bus driver. he was 89 years old but in good health, an avid walker, avid jogger. struck and killed in a crosswalk. by a school bus. >> she killed a man. i don't know what else i would say to that. she killed my grandfather. >> reporter: that's sarah ahn. last week her grandfather struck and killed by a fairfax county school bus. joon seok ahn was 89 years old. he had two children, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. he was very active for his age. he was a skier, an accomplished badminton player, he was a religious man. each day he would go to dawn prayer service at the nearby church, and then he'd go jogging. jogging for at least a mile. at the intersection of columbia, pike and gallows road, he was on his way back from the cleaners. he was in the crosswalk when a school bus, a big school bus moved into that cross walk and struck mr. ahn, knocked him to the ground. he was taken to the hospital. he died a short time later. >> it was just devastating to g
for the first time since moving back to d.c. it is still sinking in, folks. good afternoon, i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat law son muse. it was an unusual scene for sure. the nats didn't score a single run but they still got to celebrate as they made franchise history. now more on what lies ahead for the team. >> reporter: hey, jim and pat. i'm sure we all know the numbers. the first time since 1933. 79 years that we have a first place baseball team here in washington. davy johnson has been saying since spring training, it is a three-step process. first, qualify for the playoffs. second, win the division. and then three, win the world series. to win the world series though, it will help the nationals if they have home-field advantage. right now they are tied with the cincinnati reds for the best record in baseball. with two games to go, the nationals, if they win both, will likely have that number one seed. if they have that top seed, they will begin the postseason on sunday against the winner of friday's wild card game. if they don't, and if it is the number two seed, they will start their postseas
at the beginning of the subjects that jim leherer will introduce. and discussing not policing 30-second rebuttals and 60-second statements. none of that red light stuff with the clocks and all of that stuff. and when you're in mitt romney's position, where he's actually trying to hide some things, trying to hide the details of the deduction side of his tax plan, he's still hiding his tax returns. when you're that candidate who has things that you don't want to talk about, those very narrow rules are your friend. the red light is your friend. the very limited 30-second response, 60-second response works well for candidate who trying to dodge and trying to get away from things. president obama, i think is going to have an advantage in the way the non-rules are in this debate tonight. and i also think that mitt romney has come off a series of really easy debates. we have to remember, mitt romney triumphed in a republican presidential field that was the worst republican presidential field in the history of the republican party. those are the debates he won. he was the one on the stage who did not loo
. this youtube have has already gotten more than one million hits. jim axelrod has more on this athlete's amazing story. >> reporter: it's not hard to pick out niko jogging with his varsity soccer teammates at concord carlisle high school outside boston. he is and always has been the kid with one leg. what is hard to do when watching niko is to believe what you're seeing. >> my disability doesn't define who i am. my disability gives me a challenge every day. >> reporter: born without a right leg and right hip, niko was raised by parents whose only expectation for their son was that he not expect any special treatment. >> there's no you're not taking out the garbage, you're doing everything that every other family is doing. >> do you take out the garbage? >> oh yeah. i hate it, though. >> reporter: he was just 5 years old when he decided a traditional prosthetic leg was holding him back. >> you can go with the forearm crushes, they give you the opportunity to be more mobile. i can run on crutches. i can climb mount kilimanjaro. >> reporter: at 13, niko became the first one-legged climber to reach
. so, i was fascinated by this other character named jim bell whose even more radical than tim if that's possible. he proposed a system he picked of this idea of untraceable payments and he wanted to create a payment program called assassination politics or anybody can make a nation into a digital debt a pool and the money is used to fund the assassinations of political figures. so a million people over in $5 to kill the president through some -- i'm not advocating this if any secret service agents are in the room -- but immediately there is an untraceable collection of $5 million on the president's head. and jim bell believed he could use this system to destroy the government as we know it. he wrote that with perfect anonymity and secrecy and perfect security, combines the risky proposition to even hold a level of office of the commissioner. so, i exchanged letters with jim bell while he was in prison recently for tax evasion and stalking a federal agent. he got out in march actually and he told me when he was in solitary confinement, he came up with a burly and patent idea for a tele
to come up with stanford for much harder graduated and promote jim and john denver graduated, but starting quarterback in the super bowl. then last one is really hard but have given you a clue. have already said his last name. benjamin harrison who matriculated at miami university of ohio and who is a quarterback , been in office burger of that team purpose per that shall not otherwise be named. so that's a little presidential trivia for you, and i also always give a little mix and stir when i come back. thinking to prepare my remarks when latter is being built. sandino's as well as i do. the real director of the nixon library was richard nixon. he designed and oversaw it and every detail was of interest to him. but probably the thing he was least interested in was a room which is even here anymore, the domestic policy room which has been redone. the league kind of such a together at the last minute. one of those exhibits was about the endangered species act. president nixon as you may or may not know, greatest of a terminal president in the history of the united states son and heir the cl
wick and the national park foundation. something in the air wick. right here on "mad money" i'm jim cramer. see you tomorrow. >>> this morning on early today, fiasco on the field. drama over the nfl's botched call by a replacement referee makes its way all the way to washington. >>> miracle escape. a russian truck driver walks away from a disastrous head-on collision. >>> and extreme sky. new hubble images show nasa's deepest ever view of the new hubble images show nasa's deepest ever view of the universe. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with that controversial call. the disputed play ending monday night football game between green bay and seattle has become a national debate, even both presidential candidates are now weighing in calling for the nfl to end the lockout of the regular referees. nbc's jay gray reports. >> the game's final play. >> reporter: the final eight seconds of monday night's game now forever frozen in time. >> who do they give it to? touchdown! >> reporter: or was it? one official signa
. jim, i am looking at the combined experience appear of covering washington, all the baloney that its issue here. we have among us more than a century of dealing with these kinds of issues. jim, your prediction. what are we going to hear in the debate? >> there is a pattern here. you can see that it follows the social science dictum that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. as a wire service guy, i am not in the prognostication business, but i feel fairly safe going out on the lam -- on a limb in a couple of things today. eight months ago, in the state of the union speech, obama issued an appeal to congress to spend more federal money on construction projects that would generate jobs. what he said was, take the money we are no longer spending at war. use half of the to pay down our debt. use the rest to do some nation building right here at home. we pointed out in a fact check that night the fallacy of that idea. the idea that some kind of budget surplus is going to be created when you stop the wars is fiscal fiction. those wars have been primarily financed by borro
. >> or are they? in schools across the country, a backlash against new school lunches is well under way. abc's jim avila surveys the s m complaints. >> reporter: it is the lunchroom revolt. students and teachers at this kansas high school creating a viral video protesting the new calorie cutting menus in their cafeteria. they say they're just not getting enough to eat. ♪ we are hungry >> reporter: their complaint, new usda school lunch guidelines rolled out this fall, limiting calories to fight the obesity epidemic among america's youth. the new nutritionist recommended rules restruct elementary schoolers to 650 calories, 700 calories for middle schoolers, 850 for highschoolers to. day you may find pizza, chicken fingers and french fries. not every day. half of the plate must be filled with vegetable and fruit, milk or fruit smoothie on every trachlt in some schools the amount of food thrown outen cafeterias is shocking. this month we visited a school in suburban chicago where highschoolers analyzed their lunch waste. shocked to find 46 boxes of pears. unopened. schools tell us they're seeing a
's a big one. coming up next, jim vandehei with the top stories from the politico playbook. and eugene robinson, chuck todd, david faber, and calista gingrich joins us onset. but first, bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> getting out the door this morning, umbrellas needed many areas of the east coast. let me take you up the sea board. we are watching rain this morning moving up in south florida. in miami, dry right now, but you will have heavier rain two or three hours from now. tampa, showers trying to move on to the coastline. also the ft. myers area. we have numerous areas of rain in the carolinas, especially the mountainous areas, asheville to greenville. and some heavier rains moving up through eastern north carolina. washington, d.c., right in the middle right to your screen there. so far, you've been pretty dry. you do have rain to your north, though, up through maryland, and further to the north, also, numerous areas of rain from pittsburgh to state college through harrisburg. eventually this will work its way into new york state and new jersey, but not until later to
tomorrow's reality." >> they're closer to being reality than you might think. in fact, abc's jim avila h already taken one out for a test drive. >> reporter: you have seen this -- cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future making the driver totally unnecessary. no hand. google is working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan with cars that automatically swerve past potential accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. and now this at general motors' test track, i sat in the driver's seat as this cadillac at high speeds stayed in its lane. at 60 miles an hour it stopped on its own even when a car driving 30 miles slower pulleden front of us. >> we can foresee the day when vehicles will avoid collisions. >> reporter: it has been a car maker's dream since george jetson sat in his automated flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort, safety and security. >> reporter: this prototype called super cruise uses radars, camer
. politico has this piece about jim leher. for the first time in the 2012 campaign, the president and mitt romney will face each other in what many consider the most important even between now and november 6. for the 12th time in the history of debates, jim leher has been asked to serve as moderator making him the most experienced a moderator and the modern history, he is uniquely suited according to his contemporary. at a time when the electorate is as divided as ever and wind -- media scrutiny is -- next is hayley. welcome to the program. caller: good morning. thank you for taking my call. i am one of the people who spend every summer for the last few summers going around the nation asking questions. my main question is, what do people think politically and what they are paying attention to. you say are a third party is relevant, yes, they are. they will never get any kind of support as long as the american people are more interested in things like "dancing with the stars." that is a problem people have. it will not watch c-span or cnn. they will watch fox news or ms nbc. they will not v
couldn't. i looked at jim furyk and watching how many times he backed -- steve stricker towards the end, no, i didn't think about it. and even tiger. probably would have helped if he hit that little four footer so that it was 14-14 at least we wouldn't feel bad. >> yeah, that was quite gray issue gracious. that match probably deserved to be tied. >> and that putt at the end was weak. and he still had the smile on his face, the weird smile. but that was sad. anyway, anything else going on? there really isn't, is there? >> i will give and you quick recap because you were talking about the pmis a little bit earlier out of europe. markets are up. green on the board as you can see. advancers outpacing decliners by more than 8:2. dax up 12. cac up five. despite the fact those pmis came in weak, they were actually a slight tick up. even german ones. the french numbers were slightly weaker, too. spain not up quite so much. we heard from bank company popular, desperately trying it avoid having to take official aid.co popular, desperately trying it avoid having to take official aid. stock down 12
on governing. so a number of different subjects are possible in there and i predict that jim lair will get raked over the coals depending upon what type of answers he gets and what type of questions are asked. >> what should we look for? will the candidates try to target certain voters since we're about five weeks away from the election? >> reporter: i try to ask a lot of questions of lawmakers and members of politicians. watch for -- do they really answer the question that jim lare is gonna ask or do they try to go on the platform and get it that way. that's always interesting. parm of the next three debates this -- part of the next three debates, does somebody put their foot in their mouth? i always remember regular ronald reagan saying there you go again. so we'll see if it's just a muddle for both sides. >> some memorable lines from debate history. thank you. you can find a think jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the -- link to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the politics page. >>> governor jerry brown had a busy weekend. coming up for you at 7:48. the bills he just signed into law inclu
in the cabin got loose. somehow becoming unbolted. abc's senior correspondent jim avila is here. >> reporter: good morning, josh. abc news has confirmed that american airlines is investigating how and why a row of seats aboard one of its boeing 757s, flying between boston and miami came loose from the cabin in midflight. while no one was hurt, three passengers were moved to other seats in the cabin, and once the plane landed safely, the passengers and all of them boarded another flight to miami. they suffered a three-hour delay. american, of course, has been suffering through labor issues as it goes through bankruptcy in attempts to cut its maintenance workforce. this comes on top of lots of problems for the airline as it suffers what it fears are pilot sit-outs. what has happened so far, the faa said it's monitoring closely. the union has nothing do with this or other delays. >>> breaking news overnight from afghanistan. three american soldiers have been killed after a motorcycle packed with bombs ran into a military patrol. the taliban is claiming responsibilities. >>> and terrorists takin
to her. welcomed, tennessee james. thursday, yesterday, september 27th. reese and her husband jim are happy. mom and baby are healthy. the family is thrilled. and we're thrilled for them. congratulations, reese witherspoon and hubby and tennessee. >> way to go. >>> all right. sofia vergara embracing her curves. apparently her mom advised her not to undergo breast surgery years ago. >> a reduction though. >> yes, reduction. thank you for that. reduction. wanted to make them smaller. her mom said don't do it. she is agreeing with that. says she rejected the former and is yet to get a wedding dress. so she doesn't have to worry about wedding dress malfunctions. she says she looks better naked. that's a powerful statement. i think a lot of people when they look at themselves think i look better in clothes. she says she looks better out of clothes. >> smart mother. because i think her boobs have helped her career. i'm just saying. >> funny how that happens. >> you're just saying. you're just saying. >> helped her out. the girls have helped her. >> way to go, sunny. i'll l
to go after the president aggressively. i'm also curious how jim laird does in terms of neither one of the candidates have said what they're going to do in a second term. and neither has put meat on the bone. paul ryan says i don't have time to explain the budget plan. i think laird is going to be the interesting character. >> and lynn, the other side of the voters are sitting in jefferson county. what do you think they're trying to hear tonight that's going to put them off the fence? >> i think what they're looking for is an answer on the economy. will this make me decide this way or that way? and of course, the famous flubs. >> governor, i want to put a question. you were just saying, last time you were on my show, we had this conversation about democracy and how it's hard to ever take things away in a democracy. how would you ask that question to the candidates? >> what's the public capacity for pain? i'm old fashioned. i think the campaign should discuss big issues. democracy's not going to survive if we don't. we're boar reing 41 cents out of every dollar we spend. that can't e
of solving the decades old mystery over what happened to jim any hoffa. >>> 15 after the hour. nfl referees are back on the job. the regular refs received a standing ovation before they took to the field in last night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard
: jim, thanks, good evening. both these candidates are looking at the polls, mostly in the battleground states. and they're all eyeing this debate, both eyeing this debate on wednesday. picture it, mitt romney side by side with barack obama. this is what challengers want, to be literally on an even keel with the incumbent president and 60 million americans could tune in. prominent republicans said today, it's huge. they're setting up for the debate in denver. one of mitt romney's biggest backers sounds upbeat. >> every time he's been challenged, in one of these situations, and had a debate, he's come forward with an outstanding performance. listen, i plead guilty to having confidence in the guy on wednesday night. >> reporter: but romney trails in every battleground state. >> he's got to redefine himself as someone who cares about the average american. he's got to show how his policies connect to that caring. and he has to show how president obama's policies have not produced a better result than his policies will. boy, that's a lot to do in one debate. >> reporter: at a rally in nevada
and in forms. more on this story. >> wendy and jim, good evening. a lot of people around our area are asking who is rob savani after his blitz of the airwaves. well, he says his political ads are effective because he has a positive message. >> i'm sobahni. >> rob is a former georgetown university professor. he's an expert on the middle east and an entrepreneur who started his own company, caspian energy consulting with works with business interests in the middle east and the former soviet union. he's made enough money to pay for his own campaign as an independent campaign for the senate in maryland. he said his opponents are trying to elbow him out of the race. >> what our candidacy is offering, and i say our, because this is not just my campaign, this is our campaign, is concrete ideas with concrete solutions. >> the recent gonzalez poll shows cardin with 50% of the vote. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5%. i asked the republican candidate if he's trying to exclude sobahni from the debates. >> these debates are complicated. they're not as easy as declaring you on a debate.
with hubby jim toth. she has two children from a previous marriage to actor ryan felipe. facebook let's people buy and send real, not virtual, gifts. they have been under pressure to raise money since its public stock debuted in may. >>> and the nfl refs were a target for "snl"'s spoof. showed them making bad calls at other jobs now that the lockout is over. take a look at it. >> we feel pretty good about it, yeah. >> will the defendant please rise. >> i just want to reiterate what i've said every day of this trial. i've killed those people and i'd do it again. >> mr. foreman. >> not guilty. >> hint of a tickle at the back of my throat. >> well, he's dead, let's call it. >> time of death, 2:15. >> no, no, no, i'm not dead. also it's 4:30. [ whistle blows ] >> replacement refs practicing medicine, now that's a scary thought. it is 8:05 right now. let's go back to al in los angeles in his weather nook for a check of the weather. >> replacement refs could probably do weather. i think they could do that most likely. let's see what we've got for you. pick city today just happens to be los
in their first presidential debate moderated by jim lehrer of the "newshour" from the university of denver. watch and engage with c-span including our live debate preview at 7 p.m. eastern, the debate at 9, and of after the debate your reaction, calls, e-mails and tweets. follow us on c-span, c-span radio and online at c-span.org. >> next, three former obama administration pentagon officials defend the president's foreign policy and national security record while criticizing mitt romney. moderated by former cnn, cnn contributor bill schneider, the discussion focuses largely on iran's nuclear program and america's presence in afghanistan. this event, which took place yesterday, runs about an hour, and we'll show you as of this as we can until the pentagon briefing scheduled at 2 p.m. eastern. >> struggling in, and you're encouraged to help yourself to coffee, food, whatever you need. my name's mike bennett, on behalf of my colleagues, jim kessler -- who's here somewhere -- sean gibbons and mika, welcome to another anti-politics press breakfast. before i hand it over to bill, i just had a couple of
at the site right after hoffa disappeared. >>> we're two days away from the first presidential debate. jim lehrer will moderate wednesday night in denver. president obama attended a rally in nevada last night. he'll stay there to finish his preparations and talking points. mitt romney is in denver already. he'll stay there to finish his preparations. >>> dozens of dogs whose time at shelters had run out have a new lease on life this morning. more on how area pilots helped rescue the animals coming up at 5::0. >>> the nationals magic number to clinch the division is stuck at one. >> next after showers early this week, howard has some gorgeous days ahead in his seven-day forecast. you'll want to stick around for that. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states
americans can agree on yeah except the stupid nfl owners. jim is calling from highland park, illinois. >> caller: hey, bill. i'm a great fan of yours. i say vote for [ inaudible ] against paul ryan, but mitt romney missed his opportunity to ask one of his football owner friends to fix the problem. >> bill: good point. he is the guy that identifies with the nfl owners not the players, right? >> caller: exactly. >> bill: good point. if anybody can get those guys together it is mitt romney. they are his buds. and dan snyder i mentioned him. he is giving a fund raiser for mitt romney at his house. there you go. joanne in phoenix, arizona. hi, joanne. >> caller: hi, bill. how is your son and your wife? >> bill: everybody is good why? >> caller: i'm glad to hear that. i remember seeing you years ago when you said that w came up to your table and used profanity in front of your son. >> bill: that was a long time ago. >> caller: yes, that's how long i have been a fan. i guess that dates me. >> bill: okay. what do you think about this football thing, joann? >> caller: well, i woul
correspondent jim acosta is traveling with him. jim? >> reporter: wolf, it is a pre-debateaditio managing expectation just in case their candidate has an off night wednesday and both sides have another thing in common. they think media might be pulling for the other guy. >> governor, are you ready? >> ready for the debate? >> yes. i'm there. >> reporter: after a weekend of debate preparations, mitt romney was careful to avoid questions about his first matchup with president obama. but on a conference call with reporters, a top adviser revealed there's one subject romney is ready for. >> not to worry -- >> reporter: the comments that were caught on tape on the 47% of voters he said were dependent on government. >> we wouldn't be surprised, obviously, if that came up at the debate, and the governor's prepared obviously to respond to that. >> reporter: after lowering expectations for days, the romney campaign sent new jersey governor chris christie out on the sunday talk show circuit where he made a surprising prediction. the gop nominee will pull off a game changer. >> he will contrast what
five leader that is described in jim collins good to great books. that's not because he doesn't have an ego but his ambition is first and foremost for his institution, his agency and not himself and he ends by years of his team to reflect the philosophy. over the years he has gained respect within all persons of the federal government to deal with cybersecurity if she is routinely sought after for his prelude opinion on all things cyber, and that is why the potomac institute asked him to kick off this event. a humbled inspiration inspirational leader with technical expertise to understand the most complicated cybersecurity subjects, politically savvy to make his team sensitive to all of the varied perspectives and vision to directly support his agency's since philadelphia it doesn't get any better than this beautiful ladies and gentlemen, george dennis bartko. [applause] >> thank you for that very kind and generous introduction. and also, thank you to the potomac institute for the invitation to be here as a part of this great panel and all of the folks that are here. as the director
. it is not necessarily about the stock market as much as it is about the bond market. host: jim is in south carolina, republican. hi, jim. caller: good morning. romney pays taxes at a rate of 14% and the obama camp assailed that. they are the ones that created the tax rate. they're the ones that could've done something about the tax rate. secondly, how can bill clinton get away with clement the republicans were the ones who deregulated and created the financial problems when he repealed glass-steagall in 1999? that was the underpinning of the whole problem. in 10 short years, all the big banks went under, almost all of them. how can he get away with that? that was one of the hallmarks the tv campaign a bump. does he not want to admit it? how does he make that statement? host: maria bartiromo? guest: it is political football. it is all politics. number one on the tax code. we could have seen changes over the last few years. aboutre going to complain people not paying their fair share, change the tax code. it is all legal. they can use loopholes, and so they would do it. anybody would. it is not illeg
at 7:00 p.m. eastern and at 9:00, jim lehrer of moderates the debate with questions focused on domestic policy. after the debate, your reactions and comments and we'll take your calls and emails. following our live coverage on cspan, cspan radio, and online at c-span.org. while we wait for vice president joe biden, a little bit of this morning's "washington journal." is journal @c-span.org. this is the gallup poll we're talking about. it's the gallup annual governance survey. they write while americans tend to lean toward one-party government over divided government in presidential election years, this year finds the biggest gap in preferences for the former over the latter and is a major shift in views from one year ago. if you take a look at the graph that they ve here, dark green are the folks that favor same party at both ends of pennsylvania avenue. the medium green, no different. theight green, different parties. so, for this year, in an election year, 38%, as we mentioned, say that they would preferhe same party control the presidency and congress, while 33% say it doesn't make a
started with. i am told jim bakker was backstage yelling and up of this, let's move to form policy, because that was perceived as bush's strength. the idea you will have 90 minutes on wednesday on domestic policy only is a huge improvement. you have a moderator who could and get them ton th move off the loop, if you will. >> i think it will be an interesting moment because we are seeing international questions raised, the handling benghazi. in th it will be interesting to watch the moderator from cbs. >> the most important foreign- policy debate between nixon and kennedy were islands off the main island of china. those of us on the panel, we thought there were possibly an oriental dance team. [laughter] >> you heard it here. >> let's take a look at another clip from 1988. >> governor, it kiddy were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penay for the killer? peacoat know, i do not. i think you know i oppose the death penalty during all of my life. i do not see any evidence it is a deterrent. i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent cri
presidential debate tomorrow at the university of denver. the live debate gets underway at 7 eastern, and jim leher moderates, and after the debate, your reactions and comments taking your calls, e-mails and tweets on c-span, c-span radio, and online at c-span.org. >> i have all the channels, house, senate, plus author and book review, speeches, those kinds of things.ao if i know a bill's coming up on the floor in the house, i watch, you know, which channel want to see because i have them all. if there is either a speech i know that you've covered or a book review or so on, i'm going to watch that. when i want to find out something that has some value to it, that's going to be one of the first places i look. i mean, i'm obviously a public broadcasting fan. i watch those channels. out of a couple hundred channels, i probably have five to ten at the most i go to. it's going to include all the c-span channels. >>> david brugger watches c-span on direct tv. c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979 brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> agenting faa administ
in terms of people getting excited for her. host: jim from massachusetts. caller: i think basically the election it is useless. i see it all around the world. all these leaders will collapse all the world economy to start the world bank for the new world order. both of these candidates, all they do is play on everybody's ults. the supreme court made a bad decision. host: next up from hampton, virginia. we have a special line. tepper, go ahead -- debra. caller: i want to make a common about what i have observed to be the current state in virginia. we're all better off than we were four years ago and i will be supporting president obama. i want to make a comment about our governor. it is different from our previous republican governors. democrats and republicans have been able to support either side. our republican governors are well liked with the exception of bob mcdonnell. host: professor stephen farnsworth? guest: it is important to recognize that the economic crisis that many people have faced over the past four years has been limited in its impact, particularly around lhasa did,
and president obama meet in the first presidential debate, moderated by jim lehrer of "the newshour." what can engage with c-span, including our live previous at 7:00 p.m. eastern, the debate at 9:00, and after the debate, your reaction. follow our live coverage on c- span, c-span radio, and c- span.org. >> defense secretary leon panetta today said it was obvious the killing of four americans at a u.s. consulate in libya was a terrorist attack. he also said more attacks on american soldiers by afghan soldiers are likely. the remarks came this afternoon with the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. >> since the general dempsey just returned from the war front, we thought it would be worth making some comments on afghanistan -- since the general did see just returned from the war front -- since general dempsey just returned from the war front. i will invite general dempsey to share his comments as well. last week, we completed the drawdown of 33,000 surge forces that the president ordered to afghanistan in december 2009. as i said in announcing this milestone last week, it is clear that the su
, pat toomey. what a great guy. thank you, pat. [applause] congressman jim ger lock is here, appreciate his support and tom smith who's going to become the new u.s. pat senator that'll join -- u.s. senator that's going to join pat toomey. thank you, also, to the president of this institution, the colonel james doyle, appreciate his willingness to open up this room for all of us to come and meet. [applause] it looks like we've filled it to overflowing, as they say. appreciate his hospitality. [cheers and applause] and anyplace, anyplace that can create the character of individuals that have been represented by this institution, which have included norman schwarzkopf as well as larry fitzgerald, we appreciate them and acknowledge the accomplishment of this institution. i appreciate the young men and young women who are seated behind me. these are extraordinary people, i appreciate the fact that they're going to be heading off in life some look, i imagine, to a career in the military, some instead going on to college and some actually in college as well. and some going to, on to four-year
of 32 people. the brady campaign against gun violence has waged a campaign to get jim lehrer of pbs who will be posted the first presidential election to ask the question about gun violence. another. you don't hear much debate between the republican candidate mitt romney and president obama -- we will open up the debate and expand the debate as we so often do on "democracy now, "to a third party candidates. we will be in denver, to and we will have third-party candidates responding to the same questions being put to mitt romney and president obama. we will broadcast democracy now.org and on radio as well. you raised the issue of the critical vote as we traveled through pennsylvania. a whole issue of voter suppression and having been in charlotte, a great civil-rights city, where the students from the historical black college in 1960 set up a lunch counter in to grant them and yet, what do we see today? state after state, efforts to suppress voting rights instead of expanding them. not enough people vote in this country. in pennsylvania, there is legislation now on the books that could d
outside groups. one was backed by senator jim demint. they did a poll of their supporters online, and they all said that they believe that they should back todd akin and i think we have a shot of the website. so far they have raised $138,000 in a week online. so, you know, that's not going to win the race for todd akin, but it is more money than he had before and we'll see how much money they raise in the next month. >> that is missouri. let's talk maine. you and i have talked about senator olympia snowe, on this show, i want to say last week. she was talking about how -- just the frustration, you know her story, frustration between the bickering back and forth and so after, what, six -- 18 years in the senate, she's leaving. what does it look like for republicans to grab that seat? >> it is a really tough one for both parties because this is a three-way race. the moderate republican, as you mentioned, she's retiring. and when you look at state of play, republicans rlly need to hold on to this seat because if they lose it, they'll have to pick up another democratic seat elsewhere
live debate previews start at 7:00 p.m. eastern. derates, jim lehrer monit the debate. on-line coverage here on c-span. >> ross gave a good answer, but i got to respond directly to president bush. you questioned my patriotism. i honor your service in world war ii. i honor mr. perot's service and the service of every man and women who ever served, including your chairman and of joint chiefs. when joe mccarthy attack people for their paired treason, quest for their patriotism, he was wrong. you were wrong to attack my patriotism. i was opposed to the war, but i love my country, and media a country that will bring this country together, not divide it. i want to lead a unified country. i question his judgment and character. i do not accept his demonstrating and organizing demonstrations in a foreign country when your country is
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